City of Hawthorne, Florida
Recycling & Yard Waste
The Energy, Climate Change, and Economic Security Act of 2008 (House Bill 7135) signed into law by Governor Crist created Section 403.7032, Florida Statutes. This establishes a new statewide recycling goal of 75% to be achieved by the year 2020.

Recycling bins are available from City Hall upon request.  Call 481-2432 to request a bin.

Recyclable items:

  • Paper
  • Newspaper and magazines
  • Plastic bottles and jugs
  • Aluminum cans
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Carboard
Note: Please separate paper goods from cans and bottles.  Paper, magazines, etc may be placed in a paper bag in the recycling bin to keep separate from other items.

Yard Waste
Yard waste is collected every other Thursday.  Yard waste should be bundled and each bundle should be 4 feet or less in length and weigh no more than 40 pounds.